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FREE Plein Air Classes at Valley Forge

Free Plein Air Painting & Drawing at Valley Forge Park 
This is a great chance for beginners and veterans alike. Painters can enjoy nature's glory at Valley Forge Park with supportive guidance by instructor Randall Graham (for those who need/want it). Everyone is free to paint or draw (or photograph) whatever they wish. Randall walks around to everyone and helps with any questions or concepts/advice. He also gives tips on basic Plein Air concepts –advice on good locations, composition, how light will change, and good color recipes for a given landscape. At the start of each session, park rangers will give a brief description of the history of that day's location. Please feel free to email Randall directly with any questions:
Meet at the following locations inside the park unless otherwise noted:

  • June 16th - Betzwood Picnic Area 10am - 12pm

  • July 14th - Wayne’s Woods Picnic Area 10am - 12pm

  • July 21st - ***Please note time and location change*** Washington’s Headquarters 8am - 10am

  • August 4th - Washinton’s Memorial Chapel 10am - 12pm

  • August 17th - Valley Creek Trail - Parking at Wilson Rd Parking Lot 8am -10am Special Landscape Painting Demo By Randall Graham*

  • September 7th - Muhlenberg Brigade 10am - 12pm

*Any time the weather is a little sketchy participants can move to the Train Station for more shelter. Please follow Facebook page for updates: